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Lecturer Pool - Foundations of Discovery Learning - Department of Chemistry

Position overview

Position title: Lecturer
Salary range: Salary is commensurate with experience.
Percent time: Position may range from part-time to full-time
Anticipated start: Screening of applications begins immediately and will continue as needed throughout the year; position may start in the Fall 2022 semester. Applicants are considered for positions as needs arise; the existence of this pool does not guarantee that a position is available. See the review date specified in AP Recruit to learn whether the Department is currently reviewing applications for a specific position. If there is no future review date specified, your application may not be considered at this time.

Application Window

Open date: July 8, 2022

Most recent review date: Monday, Aug 8, 2022 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications received after this date will be reviewed by the search committee if the position has not yet been filled.

Final date: Saturday, Jul 8, 2023 at 11:59pm (Pacific Time)
Applications will continue to be accepted until this date, but those received after the review date will only be considered if the position has not yet been filled.

Position description

The Department of Chemistry at the University of California, Berkeley invites applications for a qualified instructor to work as a Lecturer for Chem 102, Foundation of Discovery Learning for College of Chemistry Transfer Students, part of the UC Berkeley Discovery Initiative.

This position includes classroom instruction, grading, attending GSI meetings, holding office hours, evaluation of longitudinal student learning outcomes and experiences in Chem 102, and assisting with other teaching duties as needed.

The Department is interested in candidates who will contribute to the diversity and equal opportunity in higher education through their teaching or other related activities.

Qualifications

Basic qualifications (required at time of application)

PhD or equivalent international degree.

Additional qualifications (required at time of start)

Authorization to work in the U.S. is required by the start date of the appointment.

Preferred qualifications
  • Experience in teaching chemistry curriculum.
  • PhD in Chemical Education or a related field.
  • Background and training in chemical education and familiarity with current literature related to evaluating student learning outcomes and student experiences in chemistry.

Application Requirements

Document requirements
  • Curriculum Vitae - Your most recently updated C.V.

  • Cover Letter (Optional)

  • Statement of Teaching (Optional)

  • Statement on Contributions to Advancing Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Statement on your contributions to diversity, equity, and inclusion, including information about your understanding of these topics, your record of activities to date, and your specific plans and goals for advancing equity and inclusion if hired at Berkeley (for additional information go to https://ofew.berkeley.edu/recruitment/contributions-diversity).

Apply link: https://aprecruit.berkeley.edu/JPF03522

Help contact: iquintanilla@berkeley.edu

Campus Information

Diversity, equity, inclusion, and belonging are core values at UC Berkeley. Our excellence can only be fully realized by faculty, students, and academic and non-academic staff who share our commitment to these values. Successful candidates for our academic positions will demonstrate evidence of a commitment to advancing equity, inclusion, and belonging.

The University of California, Berkeley is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or protected veteran status. For the complete University of California nondiscrimination and affirmative action policy see: http://policy.ucop.edu/doc/4000376/NondiscrimAffirmAct

In searches when letters of reference are required all letters will be treated as confidential per University of California policy and California state law. Please refer potential referees, including when letters are provided via a third party (i.e., dossier service or career center), to the UC Berkeley statement of confidentiality (http://apo.berkeley.edu/ucb-confidentiality-policy) prior to submitting their letter.

As a condition of employment, you will be required to comply with the University of California SARS-CoV-2 (COVID-19) Vaccination Program Policy. All Covered Individuals under the policy must provide proof of Full Vaccination or, if applicable, submit a request for Exception (based on Medical Exemption, Disability, and/or Religious Objection) or Deferral (based on pregnancy) no later than the applicable deadline. Please refer to Appendix F, Section II.C. of the policy for the deadlines applicable to new University of California employees. (Capitalized terms in this paragraph are defined in the policy.) Federal, state, or local public health directives may impose additional requirements.

Positions that are represented by a collective bargaining unit or agent have particular contracts. For more information, please refer to the relevant contract: Lecturer contract, Postdoctoral contract, Research Series contract, and Librarian contract. Questions about represented positions can be directed to the hiring unit.

Job location

Berkeley, CA